How to take care of Kinky Hair Extension

HOW TO TAKE CARE OF KINKY HAIR EXTENSION

By: Mercy

Natural hair care can be expensive and some of the things you need to ensure your hair stays healthy is to have protective styles often, and that can include the use of extensions. To save money from buying extensions regularly we have detailed a few tips on how to take care of kinky hair extension to ensure that it serves you longer.  And some  natural hair positivity quotes.

How to take care of Kinky Hair Extension

BEDTIME CARE
Do not sleep with your extension. This applies to extensions that are not attached to your hair such as crochet hair. If your extension is crochet to your hair, then remember to use a silk headscarf or a silk pillowcase to reduce the friction that your hair will experience while you sleep.


Good hair is defined by health not hair texture

Co-wash and shampoo 

Washing  is one way to take care of Kinky Hair Extension because it will  have products built-up, such as leave-in that you use to make it look and feel good, so ensure you wash it regularly. And be tender and gentle like you would be with your hair.

Detangle often

Like any other extension, your hair is bound to tangle especially on the back of your head and your ends. So ensure you use a good detangling technique to ensure your hair is frizzy and tangle-free. Try using eco gel to detangle your ends. Please note that using eco gel on the entire hair will make it to lose volume. 

Use cold water 

While washing your hair, use cold or warm water to wash your hair, this will help with retaining the curl definition of the extension.

Eco gel – edge control

With time the end of your extension might become tangled or lose their curl definition, use edge control to reduce the tangling and to restore the curl definition of the ends. Please note using any gel on the whole hair will make it lose volume so beware if you don’t want to lose volume.

How to take care of Kinky Hair Extension

Air dry 

You could use heatless drying on your hair or you could simply air dry it, if you decide to use heat ensure it’s not too hot, especially if your extension is synthetic.


Black woman’s biggest hair problem is that they think their hair is a problem


Love & embrace your hair no matter the texture

I used Cherish Afro Kinky Bulk 24″ to achieve this style you can buy it here

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